Global Ministries to Participate in
"Beyond These Walls" Mission Conference
Powder Springs, GA, July 29, 2008--The General Board of Global Ministries will offer three workshops at an early October mission conference hosted in Powder Spring, Georgia, by McEachern Memorial United Methodist Church.
"Beyond These Walls," October 2-4, 2008, is sponsored by a coalition of congregations and organizations, including Global Ministries. Information on the event and registration can be found on its website at www.missionconference.org.
The Global Ministries workshops are:
A great many other workshops will cover various expressions of mission and Christian witness.
Keynote speakers for the conference include the Rev. Mike Slaughter of Ginghamsburg United Methodist Church, Tripp City, Ohio, who addressed the directors of the General Board of Global Ministries last March; the Rev. Dr. John Ed Mathison, pastor of Frazer Memorial United Methodist Church, Montgomery, Alabama; and Dr. Eddie Fox, executive director of the World Methodist Evangelism Institute.
Registration is $75.00 prior to September 1; late registration is $85.00. Housing is available at a local Holiday Inn (see http://www.mceachernumc.org/missionsconference/registration.html
The host, McEachern Memorial church, is a large, heavily mission-involved congregation that hosts frequent United Methodist events. A list and internet links to the other sponsors can be found at http://www.mceachernumc.org/missionsconference/index.htm.
Date posted: Jul 29, 2008